Peter Dordal, Loyola University Chicago Dept of Computer Science.
Tuesdays 4:15-6:45 in Cuneo Hall, Room 002
The text will be An Introduction to Computer Networks, second edition, written by myself and available for free online. Note that the book is updated regularly.
My general course groundrules are here. Exams will count for between 60% to 70% of your grade, with homework and programs making up the rest.The midterm will be the week of October 18, and will be on Sakai Wed Oct 19 to Thurs Oct 20. The final will be during the normal finals week.
|Week 1: Aug 30 (hwk 1 assignment)||Week 2: Sep 6
||Week 3: Sep 13
|Week 4: Sep 20 (hwk 2 assignment)||Week 5: Sep 27
||Week 6: Oct 4
|Oct 11: Fall break
||Week 7: Oct 18 (midterm)||Week 8: Oct 25
|Week 9: Nov 1
||Week 10: Nov 8
||Week 11: Nov 15
|Week 12: Nov 22
||Week 13 Nov 29
||Week 14: Dec 6|
UDP: server, client
You are to do one of the following:
Option 1: HUMP client. Instructions are in hump.html. This is the programming option.
Option 2: Mininet. Instructions are in mininet_projects.html. This uses python as a configuration language. There's no implementation of algorithms.
Students will understand how the Internet is constructed, how LANs are built and managed, how data is routed to its destination, how connections are managed and implemented, how congestion is handled, and how security can be addressed.